A reference to the story of Pandora's Box. This little painting highlights my search for the burning feelings that exist deep within me, locked away while still blinding me with heavy smoke. Hope is still found within this box as the smoke clears.
The hidden face within the smoke creates an eerie atmosphere, making you wonder what is coming out of the box. You will have a piece of a story hanging in your home with this artwork.
I keep my feelings locked inside, tucked away in a place deep in my chest. I am desperately looking for a key to open it and relieve the pressure, but I can’t find it.
Each time I look, bits of smoke come creeping out of the box. Little by little the smoke escapes the box, giving me a taste of what I am searching for only to dissipate the moment I breathe it in.
Little box within my chest, holding the fragile burning pieces of me that have been set aflame. Little box in my chest, holding back the flames until they die out into smoke and it is safe for me to open it up and see what is inside.